In This Installment of Access the Experts
Michelle Black, Ph.D., an assistant professor in the Department of Political Science, answers the question: “What types of terroristic attacks is America most vulnerable to, and what is being done to protect us from them?”
Prior to joining UNO, Black was a government civilian for the Department of Defense from 2009-2016. She specialized in Deterrence Analysis and Adversary Decision-making for the United Strategic Command (USSTRATCOM) Plans and Policy Directorate at Offutt Air Force Base. During her time at USSTRATCOM, she provided analysis and recommendations to senior leaders on decision-making strategy, deterring state and non-state actors, and regional expertise.
An expert in a wide array of national security topics, Black holds teaching interests in U.S. foreign policy, political violence, insurgency and terrorism, intelligence and national security, deterrence theory, political analysis; Middle East politics, and international leadership and strategy.
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